Discontinue Street Protest President Buhari Urges Nigerians Youth

…Says Your Voice Has Been Hear Loud And Clear

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youths to discontinue the street protests and constructively engage the government in finding solutions saying their voice has been heard loud and clear government under his leadership are responding

There have been reports of widespread arson and violence in the past few days as rampaging hoodlums looted, razed, and destroyed public and private assets around the country, especially in Lagos, Abuja, Benin, amongst others.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a presidential broadcast addressing the security situation in the country on Thursday evening in Abuja.

He said: “Your voice has been heard loud and clear and we are responding.”

“I therefore call on our youths to discontinue the street protests and constructively engage government in finding solutions. Your voice has been heard loud and clear and we are responding.

“And I call on all Nigerians to go about their normal businesses, and enjoin security agencies to protect lives and properties of all law abiding citizens without doing harm to those they are meant to protect. Let me pay tribute to officers of the Nigeria Police Force who have tragically lost their lives in the line of duty.

“We will continue to improve good governance and our democratic process, including through sustained engagement.

“We shall continue to ensure that liberty and freedom, as well as the fundamental rights of all citizens are protected.”

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